Local Transport Today is the authoritative, independent journal for transport decision makers. Analysis, Comment & News on Transport Policy, Planning, Finance and Delivery since 1989.

TfL to start collecting data on Tube users

DATA

24 May 2019
Tube: TfL will capture data from travellers’ smartphone signals
Tube: TfL will capture data from travellers’ smartphone signals

 

Transport for London is to start capturing depersonalised wi-fi connection data from millions of London Underground passengers’ phones from early July.      

TfL ran a four-week pilot of capturing wi-fi data in 2016 and has developed the system in-house.

When a device such as a smart phone has wi-fi enabled, it continually searches for a wi-fi network by sending out a unique identifier – known as a Media Access Control address – to nearby routers. 

TfL said...

+74% more

 

 
 
Active Travel Hub Lead
Oxfordshire County Council
County Hall, Oxford
£41,675 - £44,632 per annum
Head of Highways
Buckinghamshire Council
Aylesbury
£68,486 - £71,999
Head of Highways
Buckinghamshire Council
Aylesbury
£68,486 - £71,999
View all Vacancies
 
Search
 

TransportXtra is part of Landor LINKS

© 2020 TransportXtra | Landor LINKS Ltd | All Rights Reserved

Subscriptions, Magazines & Online Access Enquires
[Frequently Asked Questions]
Email: subs.ltt@landor.co.uk | Tel: +44 (0) 20 7091 7959

Shop & Accounts Enquires
Email: accounts@landor.co.uk | Tel: +44 (0) 20 7091 7855

Advertising Sales & Recruitment Enquires
Email: daniel@landor.co.uk | Tel: +44 (0) 20 7091 7861

Events & Conference Enquires
Email: conferences@landor.co.uk | Tel: +44 (0) 20 7091 7865

Press Releases & Editorial Enquires
Email: info@transportxtra.com | Tel: +44 (0) 20 7091 7875

Privacy Policy | Terms and Conditions | Advertise

Website design by Brainiac Media 2020